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Sallustius
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Italian nomen gentile, see also Salustius.

I. Republican Period

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[I 1] S., Cn. Friend and correspondent of Cicero

Close friend of Cicero, with whom he demonstrably exchanged letters between 67 and 45 BC (Cic. Att. 11,11,2; Cic. Fam. 14,11). In 58, he accompanied Cicero on the first leg of his journey into exile, in 47, he lent him money, and they were together pardoned by Caesar (Cic. Fam. 14,4,6; Cic. Div. 1,59). S. read the draft of Cicero's De re publica and urged him - in vain - to state his views cl…

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Fündling, Jörg (Bonn), Eck, Werner (Cologne), Schmidt, Peter L. (Constance) and Portmann, Werner (Berlin), “Sallustius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028230>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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